Adr. & Pet. de Walenburch – Methodus Augustiniana defendendi & probandi fidem Catholicam – 1646/1649
Adr. & Pet. de Walenburch. Methodus Augustiniana defendendi & probandi fidem Catholicam, ex solo verbo Dei. Altera editio. Coloniae Agrippinae, apud Wilhelmum Friessem, 1647. 8vo (11 × 16 × 4.5 cm), 295, (9) pp., engraved frontispiece – Comprehensive defence of the Roman Catholic faith, the main work of these authors.
Overlapping Dutch parchment binding (insignificant wear, as shown), the edges are red. This work, and the other works in this binding are complete (some of the quires are bound in the wrong place). As a whole an attractive book in good condition.
With interesting owner’s entry ‘Sum Joannis Ab Eijnden Ultrajectini M.DC.LXXI’ . From 1673 to 1700 Joannes van den Eijnden was a Roman Catholic pastor in Vleuten (near Utrecht).
Bound together with 3 other works by the same authors:
Responsio ad Johannem Hundium, ministrum Reformatum. Coloniae, apud Wilhelmum Friessem, 1647. 109 pp. – Against the Reformed preacher Johann Hundius (1597-1680).
Somnia polemosophiae sophisticae Johan. Conr. Dannhaweri. Coloniae, typis Wilhelmi Friessemii, 1649. 71 pp. – Against the Lutheran theologian Johann Conrad Dannhauer (1603-1666).
Responsio ad Christophorum Scheiblerum. [5 parts]. Coloniae, apud Wilhelmum Friessem, 1646-1647. 15; 32; 39; 30; 31 pp. – Against the Lutheran theologian and philosopher Christoph Scheibler (1589-1653).
Adrianus van Walenburch (1609-1669) and his brother Petrus (1610-1675), born in Rotterdam, settled in Germany because of the anti-Catholic sentiments in Holland, and both became auxiliary bishops in Cologne. They produced numerous writings to combat Protestantism. Some of their most important works are collected in this binding.